Notes from the Algarve: II

If you’re a full-throated left-wing extremist—if you still want George Bush and Dick Cheney hog-tied before a Hague war crimes tribunal, for example, and if you believe American news media are biased to the right, and if you simply cannot understand why Donald Trump still hasn’t been taken out and shot— then Poul Høi is…

The Art of Deflection

As the gentle reader of this blog will know and as Greg has stated in the About text (upper right hand side on the page), we have a particular interest in the intersection of news from America and the way in which these news are delivered to the Danish people. It was therefore with a…

DR: Loyal to the End

DR’s entire foreign news division should be disbanded and rebuilt from scratch. Trump’s investigation of FBI and Russia is still running — and there’s a there there.Jakob Busk Olsen, DR.dk, Nov 5 The article is of course about the arrest of Igor Danchenko. It doesn’t get much play on DR’s website: it’s a smallish feature…

“Astounding Irresponsibility”

A man, in a car, in a facemask, waving to well-wishers from behind a closed window. What kind of monster is he? I’m not sure, so it’s a good thing the establishment press of the entire western world is on it. I even got a news alert on my phone: The promoted article can be…

En anden hund gør

The Mollie Hemingway article that triggered my previous post lays out a lot of facts, many of them recent, that the Danish media—like the American media—still don’t seem interested in reporting. In a July 27 column from The Hill (“More willful blindness by the media on spying by Obama administration“), Jonathan Turley makes a similar…

Hundene der ikke gør

The almost exclusively one-sided nature of American political coverage by Danish media shouldn’t only concern Danish or American conservatives.  Anybody interested in the truth should be concerned when only one side of every story is told. If all you ever hear about American politics, government, culture, and economics is stuff that reflects well on the…